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Native Instruments TRAKTOR SCRATCH A6  (Open Box)
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OVERVIEW

Native Instruments flagship digital vinyl control system with a 6-channel audio interface.

The TRAKTOR SCRATCH A6 is Native Instruments flagship digital vinyl system with the worlds first Remix Decks in TRAKTOR PRO 2.5, and a 6 channel audio interface for use in the studio or the club.

Professional Digital Vinyl System
TRAKTOR SCRATCH A6 is the straight-up digital vinyl system for spinning MP3s using super-tight vinyl and CD control. The included TRAKTOR AUDIO 6 interface, timecode vinyl and CDs, and the flagship TRAKTOR software provide pro credentials at a very attractive price.

TRAKTOR SCRATCH A6 is designed for DJs who need rock-solid performance, amazing audio quality and incredible ease of use. The included TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO 2.5 software with Remix Decks allows for a new level of creativity - seamlessly merge the worlds of DJing and live performance.

TRAKTOR PRO 2.5
TRAKTOR PRO software is world-renowned by top DJs of all genres for its rock-solid four-deck operation, and its straightforward usability - it gets you mixing straight out the box. Now the latest TRAKTOR PRO 2.5 version seamlessly merges the world of DJing and live performance via the innovative Remix Decks. Building on the feature set of the previous version - TRAKTOR PRO 2.5 pushes the boundaries of creativity yet again.

Remix Decks allow for spectacular live remixing and improvisation. Switch any (or all) regular track decks in TRAKTOR to a Remix Deck, and you have access to a powerful loop suite made up of 64 slots- build and save your own Remix Set and add to it later.

TRAKTOR AUDIO 6
Connect up to three stereo sources simultaneously. The two included phono preamps allow the connection of two turntables so you can digitize your vinyl collection in highest quality or record other external audio sources.

Even with two stereo channels routed to your external DJ mixer, the convenient front stereo input and output is perfectly tailored for DJs who wish to use TRAKTOR effects as send and return FX units on their mixer. In addition, they offer extra flexibility if you're DJing with TRAKTOR's Sample Decks and Loop Recorder.

Besides premium sound quality, low latency and ultimate connectivity, this interface also boasts many other advanced features specifically designed for club use:

The convenient status LEDs on the upper panel give instant visual feedback on input and output activity, so you know if your setup is hooked up and working correctly. Now it's also possible to run the TRAKTOR AUDIO 6 via its power supply only, as a "Direct Thru" unit. This means the soundcard is capable of passing through a signal from other equipment (turntables / CD players) without being connected to your computer - so switching between DJs or different setups is finally made simple - perfect for permanent club installations.

Native Scratch Technology
The newly developed Native Scratch technology features TRAKTOR SCRATCH MK2 timecode vinyl and CD control for the next step in tight timecode performance. Spin super-precise 2kHz control signal on 120g vinyl - it feels just like your digital track was cut to a 12-inch - and with the innovative vinyl marker stickers you get clear visual reference at all times. Alternatively, use your CDJs with TRAKTOR MK2 timecode in relative mode, and stay ahead of the competition - use TRAKTOR's loops and hot cues and your CDJs' cue and manual looping functionality, and get the best out of both systems.

Designed for Traktor Pro with STEMS
The latest version of Traktor Pro Software is STEMS ready. A Stem file is an open, multi-channel audio file that contains a track split into four musical elements – bass, drums, vocals, and melody for example. With each element available independently, you can mix in ways that just weren’t possible until now. With Stems fully supported by the included flagship TRAKTOR software, each of these TRAKTOR controllers are pre-mapped and designed for playing with Stems right out of the box. You can get mixing with Stems right away with a 1.5 GB package of free Stems tracks. Derived from selected MASCHINE expansions, these 65 Stems tracks cover a wide range of tempos and genres ranging from techno, house, and funk, to trap, drum and bass, dubstep and more.

FEATURES
Complete digital vinyl system
TRAKTOR AUDIO 6
Professional DJ audio interface with studio-grade sound quality
Six inputs and six outputs - two preamps to connect your turntables
Extra-loud output levels pack enough punch to rock the biggest clubs
High-quality 24-bit / 96kHz Cirrus Logic AD/DA converters
Compact dimensions with sturdy metal casing for heavy duty feel
New low latency Mac and PC drivers for tightest possible response
12 status LEDs for visual monitoring of signal chain
"Direct Thru" mode allows use without computer, on power supply only
Compatible with all DJ, performance and audio software
Includes TRAKTOR DJ software so you can start mixing right away
TRAKTOR PRO 2.5
Seamlessly merges the world of DJing and live performance
Innovative Remix Decks allow for spectacular live remixing and improvisation
Feed individual remix slots through TRAKTOR's effects units, or play samples back in reverse
Improved BMP detection technology
2GB of premium loops and samples including House, Techno, Dubstep, Hip Hop, Drum'n'Bass and Tech House
TIMECODE VINYL & CD's
Includes MK2 timecode control vinyl and timecode control CD's
Super-precise 2kHz control signal on 120g vinyl
Innovative vinyl marker stickers give you a clear visual reference at all time
Use your CDJs with TRAKTOR MK2 timecode in relative mode, and stay ahead of the competition

Scratch that digital itch, and order the A10 TRAKTOR SCRATCH System today.

SPECIFICATIONS
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Windows 7 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-Bit), Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 2GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
Mac OS X 10.6 or 10.7 (latest update), Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GB RAM (4GB recommended)
General: Monitor with 1024 x 768 screen resolution, USB 2.0, DVD drive, 1GB free disc space, high-speed internet required
SUPPORTED DRIVERS
ASIO
Core Audio
DirectSound
WASAPI
SUPPORTED AUDIO FORMATS
MP3, WAV, AIFF, Audio-CD, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, non-DRM WMA (Windows only), non-DRM AAC
AUDIO INTERFACE DIMENSIONS
44 x 137 x 134 mm / 1.7 x 5.4 x 5.3"
Weight: 750g / 1,65 lb.
HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS
Audio Converters
Channels (A/D, D/A): 6, 6
Sample Rates: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96kHz
Bit Resolution: 16-, 24-Bit
Converter: Cirrus Logic
Line Inputs
Input Impedance: 47k Ohm
A/D-D/A to Output
Full Scale Input Level: +12 dBu, 3.08 Vrms
Gain: -2.6 dB
Dynamic Range: 98.9 dB (A)
THD+N (Full Scale Level): 0.018 %
Frequency Response (96 kHz), -1 dB: 13Hz - 45kHz
Direct Thru
Maximum Input Level: +13.35 dBu, 3.6 Vrms
Gain: -4.55 dB
Dynamic Range: 107.8 dB (A)
THD+N (Maximum Level) 0.0027 %
Frequency Response, -1 dB: 13Hz - 73kHz
Phono Inputs
Input Impedance: 47k Ohm
A/D-D/A to Output
Full Scale Input Level @ 1kHz: -22.2 dBu, 60 mVrms
Gain @ 1kHz: +31.5 dB
Dynamic Range @ 1kHz: 95.8 dB (A)
THD+N @ 1kHz: 0.02 %
Frequency Response: IEC curve +/- 1 dB
Direct Thru
Maximum Input Level @ 1kHz: -16.2 dBu, 120 mVrms
Gain @ 1kHz: +29.1 dB
Dynamic Range @ 1kHz: 96.9 dB (A)
THD+N @ 1kHz: 0.01 %
Frequency Response: IEC curve +/- 1 dB
Line Outputs (D/A)
Full Scale Output Level: +9.6 dBu, 2.35 Vrms
Dynamic Range: 101.8 dB (A)
THD+N: 0.008 %
Frequency Response (96kHz), -1 dB: 9 Hz - 45kHz
Headphone Output
Maximum Output Level @ 10k Ohm: 11.3 dBu, 3.55 Vrms
Maximum Output Power: 20 mW @ 100 Ohms, 11 mW @ 33 Ohms
THD+N (Maximum Level, 100 Ohms): 0.011 %
Frequency Response (96kHz), -1 dB: 9Hz - 45kHz
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3.0

worth it for the price

By Manny

from Michigan

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Pros

  • Easy to set up

Cons

  • Freezes or Crashes
  • Sometimes Skips Out While

Best Uses

  • Gigs

Comments about Native Instruments TRAKTOR SCRATCH A6:

Great sound card for the price but has glitched out on me once.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal
  • Computer Platform:
  • Mac
 
4.0

Does exactly what I expect

By CJ Oni-G

from Boise, ID

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Pros

  • Easy to Customize
  • Easy to Navigate
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Freezes or Crashes

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    Comments about Native Instruments TRAKTOR SCRATCH A6:

    After some difficulties getting the software installed, and registered. Performance for the most part is exactly what i expect. There does tend to be a random issue with the software freezing up for short periods, but i'm assuming there's something else afoot. One of the timecoded vinyls was slightly defective and had an erratic/ warped looking signal causing a bit of warbling/stalling (not related to anything input, as i checked with the other deck and timecode. no issues with other vinyl, or with the replacement vinyls i got just in case. defect was on both sides.)
    Software wise, i've used vdj and serato in the past but the interface on those doesn't lend well to performances. traktor feels a lot more accurate and natural to use.

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